USA vs Greece will be the first match of the second round in this year FIBA WC 2019. It is a very important game for Greece, because if they lose, most likely they will not advance unless Chech Republic will win against Brazil. So it should be a very interesting World Cup 2019 USA vs Greece game, to have more insights on this match, please read our preview below.

USA

National squad from USA has been struggling in first round, not very convincing win against the Czech Republic, drama against Turkey, but then followed crushing victory against Japan, so maybe USA are starting to play as they should, because next opponent is no joke-Greece, and knowing how important this match will be, we won’t see easy victory for sure, however, everything is in America‘s hands, if they will catch rythm like against Japan, they definitely should win.

USA roster for World Cup 2019:

PG: Kemba Walker

SG: Marcus Smart, Joe Harris, Derrick White

SF: Jaylen Brown, Khris Middleton, Harrison Barnes

PF: Jayson Tatum, Donovan Mitchell, Myles Turner

C: Mason Plumlee, Brook Lopez.

Greece

Well, Greece has put themselves in a difficult situation, with an unexpected loss against Brazil, now they must win against the USA, otherwise will have to expect that Brazil will lose against the Czech Republic, knowing how solid Brazil look so far, it’s hard to believe they will lose. However Greece surely has great potential and if they will show maximum focus and concentration, they can keep the close game where everything will be decided in the end, that is the only Greeks chance.

Greece rosters for FIBA WC 2019:

PG: Evangelos Mantzaris, Kostas Sloukas, Nick Calathes

SG: Giannoulis Larentzakis

SF: Kostas Papanikolaou, Ioannis Papatetrou, Giannis Antetokounmpo

PF: Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Georgios Printezis, Panagiotis Vasilopoulos

C: Ioannis Bourosis, Georgios Papagiannis

 

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